Research for the real world: NPS alumnus brings critical technology to those in need.
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Regardless of the global geographical area, Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) have the greatest disruptive impact at the local level. When members of communites come inadvertently into contact with ERW from previous conflicts, local populations are forced to use ineffective, improvised storage facilities to house the ERW, which threatens and hinders stabilization efforts. When LT. Deward (Luc) Cummings saw this problem firsthand while deployed in the Philippines, he wanted to help find a solution for disposing of the ERW in an effective, safe and low-cost manner.